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The HOSA International Leadership Conference is the highlight of every year for HOSA members. This year’s conference is being held in Houston, Texas at the George R. Brown Convention Center, on June 26-29, 2024.

The HOSA International Leadership Conference includes:

  • Competitive events focused on leadership, professional and technical skills.

  • The annual business of the international student organization of HOSA by the voting delegates.

  • Educational Seminars, Workshops & Exhibits presented by professional partners that provide Information about current health care issues.

  • An opportunity to meet people from across the globe with similar career goals.

  • Exciting general sessions providing recognition and opportunity for all HOSA members!


The 2024 ILC Guide is now online and available for viewing. You can find it and more information regarding the 2024 ILC at

Conference Registration is currently open through the HOSA Management System. Conference registration fees are $90.00 per participant. All registration fees are sent to Missouri HOSA, ATTN: Rachel Fisher, 5th Floor, 205 Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102.

  • Local chapters are required to stay at an approved hotel. You can find additional details at

  • It is preferred that Local Chapters arrive on Tuesday, June 25, 2024, to assure that there are no travel delays, but if your Local Chapter plans to arrive on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, please note:

    • Registration ends at 1:00 pm on Wednesday.

    • Competitive Events begin on Wednesday afternoon.  You can find the CE Agenda at

  • All participants attending must pay the $90.00 Registration Fee.

  • If a parent is attending on behalf of the Local Chapter Advisor, the parent must be the acting Local Chapter Advisor onsite and plan to attend registration, the Missouri HOSA Delegation Meeting (if applicable), General Sessions, assist student members with competitive events, and assist as a volunteer for assigned Missouri HOSA duties.

  • Regarding Competitive Events, competitors should be prepared and knowledgeable of the Guidelines found at, and the General Rules and Regulations.  Here are some helpful tips:

    • Divisions are Middle School (MS); Secondary (SS) and Postsecondary/Collegiate (PS/C).

    • The rule on substitutions (found on page 3, number 17) states that at least 25% of the members who were on the winning team at the state level, must be registered.

    • Teams may not compete with less than the minimum number of team members per the Guidelines.

    • Photo IDs are required for all ILC Competitive Events. School IDs are appropriate. If your Local Chapter members do not have a Photo ID, please read Appendix G.  

    • The Competitive Event Useful Tools is another helpful link. It can be found at

  • Dress code is a common question. At ILC General Sessions, student members MUST be in a business suit or Official HOSA Attire. Please preview details in Appendix D. This Appendix also outlines competitive event dress code expectations. Click HERE for a Dress Code Poster.

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